How Do Hang Gliders Work?

From the Series Lightning Bolt Books ® — How Flight Works

  • Interest Level: Grade 1 - Grade 3   ·  
  • Reading Level: Grade 2

Would you want to swoop through the air like a bird? Riding a hang glider is a fun way to fly. But a hang glider has no motor. How does the pilot take off? How does the hang glider stay in the air? Learn the answers in this book!

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978-0-7613-8970-5
$27.99 $20.99
978-1-4677-0775-6
$8.99 $8.99
978-1-4677-1005-3
$42.65 $31.99
978-1-4677-1988-9
$39.99 $39.99
978-1-5124-6609-6
$46.65 $34.99
978-1-5124-4695-1
$10.99 $10.99
Interest Level Grade 1 - Grade 3
Reading Level Grade 2
Genre Nonfiction
Subject Science
Copyright 2013
Publisher Lerner Publishing Group
Brand Lightning Bolt Books ®
Imprint Lerner Publications ™, LernerClassroom, Lerner Digital ™
Language English
Number of Pages 32
Publication Date 2013-01-01
Reading Counts! Level 3.1
BISACS JNF051010, JNF051120, JNF057010
Dewey 629.1'4
Graphics Full-color illustrations
Dimensions 7.75 x 10.25
Lexile 530
Guided Reading Level O
ATOS Reading Level 3.1
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 155650
Accelerated Reader® Points 0.5
Features Bibliography/further reading, Glossary, Index, Reviewed, Table of contents, Teaching Guides, and eSource

Reviews

Library Media Connection

“[T]he series fills a hole in most elementary collections. Young boys eager for nonfiction books will grab these titles.” —Library Media Connection

School Library Journal, Series Made Simple

“These introductions combine plenty of big, bright color photos with explanatory texts that, for all their brevity, will give new readers healthy doses of specific information.” —School Library Journal, Series Made Simple

Author: Jennifer Boothroyd

Jennifer Boothroyd taught elementary school for many years. She currently helps visitors explore the outdoors at a local nature center. Jennifer enjoys spending time with her family, taking pictures, and traveling. She is a huge Disney geek and loves planning trips to Walt Disney World for her friends and family.

Lerner eSource™ offers free digital teaching and learning resources, including Common Core State Standards (CCSS) teaching guides. These guides, created by classroom teachers, offer short lessons and writing exercises that give students specific instruction and practice using Common Core skills and strategies. Lerner eSource also provides additional resources including online activities, downloadable/printable graphic organizers, and additional educational materials that would also support Common Core instruction. Download, share, pin, print, and save as many of these free resources as you like!

Lightning Bolt Books ® — How Flight Works

Unlocking the secrets of flight is a fun way for readers to explore this ever-fascinating field of physics and engineering. By using a question-and-answer format, the books lend themselves to independent reading while also engaging readers in important aspects of the science curriculum. View available downloads →